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'''Carmine Starnino''' is a Canada|Canadian poet, essayist, educator, and editing|editor. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, into an Italian people|Italian heritage. His first poetry collection ''The New World'' (1997) was nominated for the 1997 Quebec Writers' Federation Awards|A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry and the 1997 Gerald Lampert Award. His second collection ''Credo'' (2000) won the 2001 Canadian Authors Associate Prize for Poetry and the 2001 David McKeen Award for Poetry. He has also written ''A Lover's Quarrel'' (2004), a book of essays on Canadian poetry, and ''With English Subtitles'' (2004), a third collection of poems. Starnino's fourth collection, ''This Way Out'' (2009), was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award in Poetry. Starnino's most recent book is Lazy Bastardism (2012), a collection of essays and reviews. He is the editor of Signal Editions, and was formerly editor-in-chief...